Politics

May 19, 2015
By:
Bryan Newland

On May 14, the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs conducted a hearing entitled, “Inadequate Standards for Trust Land Acquisition in the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

May 14, 2015
By:
Alex Jacobs

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez recently cut a deal with the U.S.

May 11, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Political directions “left” and “right” come from the seating arrangement in the Estates-General (Parliament) at the onset of the French Revolution. Early on, the royalists were seated on the right.

April 30, 2015
By:
Allison Renville

Over the last decade, across Indian Country there hasn’t been a more influential figure in America such as Barack Obama, as a then 24 year old who had experienced several state campaigns I had no idea what was in store for me.

April 23, 2015
By:
Senator Sharon Stewart-Peregoy

Montana is fortunate to be home to eight tribal nations that have played an important role in our state’s heritage and culture. When the framers drafted our state’s constitution, they recognized the importance of these sovereign nations.

April 13, 2015
By:
Sheldon Wolfchild

My fifth Great Grandfather was Chief Black Dog also known as Big Eagle. his original village was and is located near the mouth of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers.

April 11, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

There’s a word, sophomoric, that describes one of the few downsides of the professoring trade. If you teach college students, it describes your very own personal Groundhog Day.

April 03, 2015
By:
Christine Dupres

On March 9, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director Stanley Speaks signed the final documents to establish the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Reservation, to an audience of Cowlitz elders and tribal leaders.

April 01, 2015
By:
Mary Grayson

Was it an affair made public by a scorned lover? Was it a corrupt scandal leaving voters questioning her ethical standards and moral compass?

March 27, 2015
By:
Rhiannon Curley

“The April 21 date set by the Navajo Election Administration for a special election for tribal president is once again up in the air."

March 19, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was the latest foreign leader to address a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on March 3, 2015.

March 17, 2015
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Native Nations predate the existence of the United States of America by thousands of years. Colonists and foreign principalities alike acknowledged our sovereign status when they entered into treaties with tribes.

March 10, 2015
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

As the tribal disenrollment epidemic only worsens, our trustee—the United States and its Department of Interior—continue to turn a deaf ear to desperate pleas for help from Indians who are facing disenrollment or have already been terminated.

February 27, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has developed an important and visually striking exhibit titled “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations.” It opened on September 21, 2014 and will run until fall 2018.

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